CurveNY August 2014 Preview
In just a few days, we’ll all descend on Jacob Javits Center in New York City to see the latest (and upcoming) collections from intimate apparel brands at Curve.
As usual there’s a lot to look forward to including trend seminars, fit workshops and a special look at pleasure products hosted by LELO. A full schedule of events can be found HERE and buyer’s interested in downloading CurveNY’s floor plan should follow this LINK.
Moving back to the brands, we’ve put together this brief exhibitor snapshot for our readers who will attend one or all of days from August 3 – 5, 2014 at Jacob Javits Center:
Naked Princess, booth #600
Above: Naked Princess Chiffon Wrap and Lace Bralette and thong.
The Naked Princess team prides itself on passionately creating exquisite beauty & body collections, timeless loungewear & lingerie and elegant keepsakes. CEO and Creative Director Jordana Woodland and her team craft pieces for the modern day boudoir using high-end, imported fabrics that are sewn and cut in the brand’s Los Angeles design space.
“Our collection is layered in loungewear, lingerie and sleepwear. Our pieces are very relatable designed to be wearable and offer a great way to transition a comfortable look throughout the day,” said Barbara Gram, Director of Sales & Marketing for Naked Princess.
Q-T Intimates, booth #222
For over 68 years, Q-T Intimates has been the quiet trendsetter in the intimate apparel industry – designing beautiful, supportive, and affordable lingerie for women of every generation. The Q-T collection of intimate apparel features fashion, basics, full-busted and full-figured, maternity, bridal, dance, shapewear, strapless, sleep and loungewear, sports bras, mastectomy and post-surgical garments, and a wide range of related accessories.
Crème Bralée, booth #222
Above: Creme Bralee Zoe in Mink.
Remaining in step with the modern day woman, Crème Bralée was created as a sexy, yet sophisticated lingerie collection for the full-busted and full-figured woman. The in house design team works diligently, making sure all sizes ranging from a C to K cup is perfected. Adding new high-end looks, diversified color palettes, and fashion-forward fabrics and trims; their focus to detail is right on trend. “The CBL woman is someone who radiates confidence in all aspects of their lives, from home, to work, to play.” Design & Creative Director, Liz Marrell shares. “She is someone who enjoys sensuality without abandoning sophistication.” adds Meryl Kutzin, VP Production & Merchandising.
Claudette, booth #300
Based in fabulous Los Angeles, designed in London and fitted by experts with over forty years’ experience, we are sure Claudette will become a firm favourite. For the young and the young at heart; amazing fit in the funkiest colours and styles.
With an expert eye on detail and full attention to fit – the perfect opportunity to impulse buy beautiful lingerie whatever your size. You need never wear the wrong size bra again. We are aware of the needs for extra support in larger cup sizes and have applied this knowledge to all our bras, and whilst our Claudette collections provide everything you need up to a G cup it certainly won’t look or feel like a traditional large cup product. In fact, the ranges are so beautiful we felt it only right we let the smaller girls have them as well! Claudette 30 – 38 A, B, C, D, DD, E, F, FF, G
Baci Lingerie, booth #635
Baci Lingerie, which derives its name from the Italian word “kisses,” is a celebration of women. Baci’s exquisite lingerie officially debuted to the public in 2010 at the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fine fabrics and flattering styles complimented every woman, enhancing her innate and unique sex appeal. The brand continues to evolve with new collections and designs, including its Diva line, which encourages women of all shapes and sizes to embrace their sexy side.
Baci dreams of empowering women worldwide with a sexy confidence, derived from a vast selection of luxurious and provocative garments. While priced for every budget, Baci is committed to philanthropic endeavors, tithing a percentage of its earnings to charity. Baci Lingerie operates by women, for women, and in the spirit of women, promoting healthy sexual confidence and “Celebrates Every Woman!”
Tia Lyn Lingerie, booth #604
Established in 2001, Tia Lyn is known for its use of delicate and innovative fabrics, contemporary designs and fit — every style is offered in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X and 3X.
Her signature style is a flirty and feminine selection of camisoles, chemises, and gowns with an Old Hollywood quality with on-trend updates and amazing lycra-enhanced fabrics that give classic looks a modern twist. “This collection reveals the underpinnings of a more sophisticated woman where as you get closer to her inner layer, the layers become just as lovely as she is,” says the designer Tia Lyn.
Curvy Couture, booth #431
Built on a foundation of technology and innovation Curvy Couture™ is the full-figure destination for women searching for superior quality, comfort and fit. Decades of extensive research and development, expertise and dedication has created a foundation that reinvents you, transforms your shape and posture, makes you look younger, feel confident and sexy.
Curvy Couture™ provides a wide range of incredible bras that fit C-H cup sizes. A curve hugging selection of coordinating lingerie in various sizes completes the assortment. These high quality garments are all especially designed to allow well-endowed women to celebrate every kind of curvy so that they can feel confident, beautiful and sexy.
Eucalan Lingerie Wash, booth #100
Eucalan is an eco-friendly, delicate wash for lingerie, baby items, knitwear (and crochet) items located in Canada. The brand offers several scents including original Eucalyptus, Lavender, Grapefruit, Natural unscented and Wrapture. Wrapture by designer Kristin Omdahl, infused with the beneficial essential oil of Night Bloom Jasmine. Eucalan has a touch of lanolin which is a natural conditioner and dust mite deterrent, as well as beneficial essential oils. Available in a range of sizes, Eucalan is phosphate free, bleach free and highly concentrated.
The brand name Eucalan is synonymous with its ground-breaking no-rinse, delicate wash for fine washables product line which is sold all over the world and loved by consumers for its gentle environmentally-friendly qualities and energy saving benefits.
Julie France, booth #213
Established in 2007, Tolbert Yilmaz Manufacturing and Eurotard Dancewear partnered with designer Guillermo Job to establish Julie France Body Shapers, a shapewear solution for women. Julie France Body Shapers are constructed using a breathable, moisture-wicking microfiber that remains invisible under any outfit. Seamless and lightweight, these body shapers work with the body’s muscular structure to apply the appropriate amount of compression on each major muscle group. Engineered using innovate, three-dimensional technology to form zone-specific contouring panels, Julie France Body Shapers camouflage imperfections and shapes the body without creating lines or bulges.
Eurotique Corsets, booth #216
Eurotique offers a wide selection of corsets, making it easy to get a custom made fit. You can choose from varying bodice lengths found in full bust, over bust, under bust, and waist cincher styles. Fabric and trims come in all combinations, including ever-popular lace, satin, sequins, and real and faux leathers. Each corset is made with high quality steel boning, busks, zippers, and real corset lacing. Best of all, Eurotique sizes are available in XS to 5X, and up to 10X by special order.
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Blackspade USA, booth #203
Blackspade is a high quality luxury intimate apparel brand with a focus on Technology, Natural Fibers, Modal fibers and quality workmanship. We have selected A Fig Leaf as the emblem of Blackspade products as well as covering nudity since the very beginning of history we also offer exceptional comfort at every moment in your life.
We offer our designs which fit perfectly with your skin and are suitable for different climatic conditions and lifestyles, focused on comfort and health and shown to be different at a single glance by its special fig leaf emblem.
Naja, booth #224
Naja’s second collection is, yet again, a knock out that is sure to send women into a frenzy. Colombian born designer Catalina Girald was inspired by her childhood summers spent in the heritage rich Mexican countryside. Naja’s Fall 2014 collection is inspired by the artwork of Frida Kahlo, intricate patterns from 17th century Spanish churches, and elements of Mexican folklore. Naja is surprising us with every new collection, constantly changing while remaining true to its promise of elaborate details and high quality fabric and production. The pattern details hide whimsical birds and monkeys along with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The interior prints on the bra cups, one of Naja’s exclusive trademarks, come in bright turquoise and yellow with traditional Mexican heart and angel motifs, which will brighten anyone’s day.
Sapphire Bliss, booth #325
Sapphire Bliss is a sexy, luxury intimate and swim lifestyle brand based in New York. Our New York made premier intimate and swimwear brand is passionately designed to help women look exquisite and confident, while feeling great from the inside out.
A signature style of sexy femininity and soft modern tailoring. Our designs are created with luxurious comfort and effortless versatility mindset. Wearing our luscious creations are seductive when relaxed at home, equally alluring when worn for cocktail parties or intimate date-nights.